Archive for the ‘Coffee’ Category

It’s official: Sitening took me on.

Friday, October 24th, 2008

From the Sitening blog:

Sitening LLC, a bright, growing web marketing agency has hired Internet veteran Kate O’Neill as Managing Director.

Sure, sure, I’m excited about “the focus we’re going to be able to apply” and joining “such a talented group of web professionals.” Whatever. The real reason this rocks is this:

Dude. Coffee goes high tech. I like it.

Drinkhaus - our new neighborhood coffee shop

Sunday, August 10th, 2008


Drinkhaus - our new neighborhood coffee shop

Originally uploaded by Kate O’
Very excited about this cool new coffee shop with tasty drinks and a
lot of style.

Check it out: http://www.drinkhaus.com/

Nashville just got a little more perfect

Friday, August 1st, 2008

I don’t know how I missed the news that my favorite local cafe and patisserie, Provence, is now partnering with Intelligentsia Coffee. From Chicago. It’s my favorite coffee EV-AR.

I detect the need to modify my daily commute so that I head downtown before leaving the city on my way to the exurbs each morning: I’m going to need to stop by the Provence at the main library.

Now if only that location would open on Sundays, I’d be a very happy girl.

Apparently, we grow bored with merely gourmet coffee

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that I’m going to some shindig on Thursday featuring “microroasted artisanal coffees.” Really? “Microroasted?” I was aware of the home roasting trend (I started to call it a craze, but I think that’s overstating the case) but hadn’t run across the term “microroasted.” I’ve actually largely given up coffee (truly, you wouldn’t believe how much caffeine I’d been consuming and for how many years of my life) but this I just gotta see.

Random ways my brain works

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

Random ways my brain works
Random ways my brain works,
originally uploaded by Kate O’.

Every time I see this package in the break room at work, I imagine a “Coffee Singles” dating service for people who love java.

Even if you love coffee as much as I do

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

I splashed hot coffee in my eye this afternoon. I can’t recommend it as an experience.